Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Save Recipe Print
Total:
3 hr 40 min
Prep:
3 hr
Cook:
40 min
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or oil it lightly. Put the oats, pepitas, and almonds in a bowl and mix evenly. In a small saucepan, warm the oil, apple juice, honey and salt over low heat, stirring until combined. Pour over the oat mixture and toss to coat well. Spread this mixture on the baking sheet and bake in the hot oven for 20 minutes, or until golden, turning over occasionally. Cool, then transfer to a small container and place in freezer until needed.

Place the nonfat milk in a sauce pan and cook over low heat, stirring often with a wooden spoon, until reduced to half. Set aside until cool. Remove pits from the dates and chop into pieces the size of peas. Place 1/2 the date pieces in the freezer on a plate and reserve until later. Place the remaining date pieces in the blender with the cooled milk and puree until smooth.

Place the yolks and sugar in a bowl and whisk vigorously until pale and fluffy. Meanwhile, bring the Half and half to a full rolling boil and pour immediately over the yolk mixture while whisking all the time. Add the date and milk mixture and the vanilla. Cool and pour into the container of an ice cream machine. Freeze according to the manufacturers instructions, for 2 to 4 hours or until set. To serve, scoop into chilled ice cream dishes, top with the frozen crunchy nut mixture and serve immediately.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tahitian Ice Cream

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Biscuit Waffles with Lemon Cream, Lemon Syrup and Blueberries

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Sticky Brick Chicken with Creamed Corn and Crispy Kale

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Ice Cream Sundae Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Banana Ice Cream Sundae

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Ice Cream Cookie Sundaes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Hazelnut Ice Cream Sundae

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Ice Cream Sundae

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.